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    1879 Pattern "Washlady" Quarter, Judd-1590, PR 66

    1879 "Washlady" Quarter, Judd-1590, Pollock-1783, R.6, PR 66 NGC. Barber's "Washlady" design. The head of Liberty faces left with the motto IN GOD WE TRUST above and 1879 below. She is wearing a headband inscribed LIBERTY. The headband is ornamented with ears of wheat, cotton leaves, and bolls. There are 13 stars at the border arranged 7 left and 6 right. This is paired with a reverse that has an erect eagle with spread wings holding an olive branch in its right talon and three arrows in its left. Above is the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM, below is the denomination QUAR. DOLLAR. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Of the highest order of rarity and importance to advanced pattern collectors, this piece is toned a deep gray with muted undertones of red and blue. A superb example. Formerly an R.7 pattern but now considered an R.6. (NGC ID# 2A8P, PCGS# 61590)

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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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